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Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
. everyone is waking up to this news, international reaction slowly coming in from the german government because pope benedict is german. they are moved by the news and chancellor angela merkel will react later. reaction just starting to come in as people hear this breaking news. >> we'll have more on the pope's resignation later on. parts of the gulf coast are waking up to untold damage after a wave of severe storms raked across the region sunday night. the brunt of the storms hit in and around hattiesburg, mississippi, where a long-track tornado ripped across part of the state. the twister traveled down one of the main streets, winding through the university of southern mississippi campus. the governor declared a state of emergency in seven counties reporting damage including downed trees, mangled buildings, and injuries to more than a dozen people. fortunately no deaths have been reported. >>> nbc meteorologist bill karins will have the details on the threat of more severe weather and potential flash floods coming up in a few minutes. >>> residents in southern california remain on edg
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
will focus on the middle class. cuts to headstart, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the needs to continue jobs or have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight the parent of a slain chicago teenager who had just marched in the inaugural parade, underscoring the president's gun control. the president is expected to address immigration reform, a move that may have more impact outside washington. >> the goal is to move public opinion because that's what moves congress. >> reporter: lawmakers and former lawmakers on both sides say his clear focus must be the budget. >> if we don't get it under control fairly soon, and have congress and the president lead us in this area, then we will end up with a nation that is insolvent. >> reporter: republicans are already criticizing what happens after tonight's speech. president obama hits the road, three cities in three days to push his agenda. >> mr. president, if you're truly worried about this issue, why aren't you working with congress that we elected to prevent it? >> repor
Feb 13, 2013 4:00am PST
initiatives. >> more government isn't going to help you get ahead. >> reporter: the republican response as the president hits a road with jaend sure to face an uphill battle in washington. president obama condemn north korea nuclear test. >>> another mardi gras comes to an end in new orleans. cloudy skies and threats of rain did not dampen the spirits of party goers. it caps months of celebrations that began back on january 19th and also included the super bowl a week ago. >> pope benedict celebrated ash wednesday at the vatican. >> reporter: pope benedict xvi made his first public appearance since his announcement he's going abdicate at the end of february. he made that appearance during a general audience with thousands of people greeting him and chanting his name. he said thank you very much everybody for your prayers and thoughts and explained he thought long and hard about his decision and he said that he thinks that decision to abdicate is good for the church. on wednesday he'll preside over a mass for ash wednesday. on the 27th of february, the day before he abdicates he'll hold
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
echoed that same sentiment. >>> a new government study finds more younger women are using the morning-all bill than ever before. about one in nine females ages 16 to 44 now say they have used the emergency contraception up from 4% a decade ago. experts say the increased popularity is likely the result of the pill being easier to get. >> announcer: "early today" health is brought to you by vagisil cream. >>> taking you to wall street, we'll see if investors are in the mood to love any stocks this valentine's day. historically, the s&p has been up 39% of the time on february 14th. big companies reporting earnings, general motors, pepsico and tinto. best buy, by the way, also slid after the bell on reports its ceo may not be taking the company private. new numbers out today as well show foreclosures dropped 7.%. that's down 28% from last year. the u.s. postmaster general urged congress yesterday not to force mail delivery on saturday telling senatoring, quote, the postal service is losing $25 million a day. >>> time warner is reportedly in talks to sell "people" and "in style" to the mer
Feb 15, 2013 4:00am PST
administration's use of drones in the war on terror insisting everything the government has done is legal. he did admit the public should know more about how that program works. >> what i think is absolutely true is that it is not sufficient for citizens to just take my word for it that we're doing the right thing. >> a classified memo recently revealed u.s. citizens suspected of terrorism have been targets of drone attacks and strikes. when asked if the u.s. could target americans on american soil, the president said no. >>> olympian oscar pistorius is behind bars. he's accused of shooting his model girlfriend, reeva steenkamp inside his home, a crime prosecutors said was premeditat premeditated. he walked into court with his head bowed and broke down in tears. they have given few details other than she died of multiple gunshot wounds. earlier reports speculated she might have been mistaken as a burglar. >>> squandering her entire fortune, mauereen o'connor embezzled the money set up by her husband's foundation, former jack in the box restaurants. now the 66 yearly is in quite a financial hole,
Feb 11, 2013 4:30am EST
a dreamliner test flight off the ground. the first since the government put the 787s in a holding pattern while it investigates battery-related fires. >>> there is speculation swirling that apple is working on a spy-worthy watch. the gadget is said to feature curved glass to hug your wrist. >>> as we hope you all know -- men -- valentine's day is this thursday. and the national retail federation predicts americans will spend more than $18 billion in total on presents for their moms, their wives, their children, and get this, $815 million of that will be spent on fido. yes. >>> speaking of l'amour, only the french could come one. this a web site offering business people and travelers easy access to short-term hotel rooms for intraday trysts or a quiet place to work. no need for credit card information. the web site touts la discretion. ooh, la, la. >>> coming up, the "sports illustrated" cover model. >>> the biggest night in the music industry. remembered more for the moments than the winners. we have got some doozies for you next. >>> now to some stories that caught our eye this morning. in flo
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
it could be costing you. a government report finds one in five people have credit errors on a credit report. >>> good news for homeowners. >>> and demand appears to be pretty good for pepsi's new morning drink quick smart. >>> straight ahead, a tv station gets hacked by a zombie apocalypse. you've got to see this to believe it. plus what's going on behind super skier lindsey vonn and golfer tiger woods. we'll have the details coming up next. >>> welcome back. >>> now to some other stories that caught our eye this morning. we start in san diego. where an iconic 1945 photo of a sailor kissing a nurse at the end of the world war ii is being revived. the 25-foot 15,000 pound statue of the kiss is being built and transported to san diego where it will be installed along the water front in the next few days. >>> and the atlas v rocket has a smooth trip to outer space where it will monitor shrinking glaciers. >> down to louisiana where one pepsi truck driver sustained only moderate injuries after he lost control of his 18 wheeler and jumped the guard rail. the trapped driver dangled over an overpa
Feb 13, 2013 4:30am EST
. so did florida senator marco rubio in the republican response, but the gop demands smaller government. >> that's why i hope the president will abandon his obsession with raising taxes and instead, work with us to achieve real growth in our economy. >> reporter: in fact, big partisan battles lie just ahead. in two weeks drastic automatic spending cuts strike unless the two sides can finally cut a deal on spending and tacks. from capitol hill, i'm steve handelsman, nbc news. >>> four words, one in particular from senator rubio getting a lot of attention. near the end of the speech, rubio reached off camera for a small bit of water. it grew reaction on twitter. >>> cloudy skies and rain didn't dampen the spirits of revelers during mardi gras. it caps months of celebrations that began back on january 19th and also included the super bowl a week ago. >>> and the end of mardi gras ushers lent season with pope benedict leaving the church. nbc's chris jansing is inside the vatican where the audience with the pope is about to get under way. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, to yo
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